Posts from GovConDaily for 08/04/2017

CTC to Host Nuclear Manufacturing Innovation Center Open House; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony, tours and meeting with suppliers on Aug. 24 in Johnston, Pennsylvania, as part of the open house for a new facility built to advance the development of processes to produce advanced and small modular reactor systems…
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Boeing to Exhibit Anti-Aircraft System, Other Tech at SMD Symposium; Jim Chilton Comments

Boeing will participate at the upcoming Space & Missile Defense Symposium in Alabama, where it will feature homeland defense, integrated air and missile defense, commercial satellite and directed energy technologies…
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Gen. Paul Selva: DoD Reviews Nuclear Posture to Identify Nuclear Triad Maintenance Options

Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said that a review of the Defense Department‘s nuclear posture is underway to help identify options to maintain U.S. strategic deterrence, DoD News reported Thursday…
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DISA to Start Hawaii Telecom Infrastructure Modernization Effort in 2018

The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to kick off a project next year to update telecommunications infrastructure for Defense Department personnel based in Hawaii. DISA said Thursday it aims to modernize DoD’s analog communications systems on the island to a new internet protocol-technology base under the Pacific Enterprise Services-Hawaii program…
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Air Force Unveils 5 New Priority Areas

Top U.S. Air Force leaders have established five new objectives in a move to help the military service address challenges in air and space missions. The service branch said Wednesday its current leaders will prioritize efforts to restore personnel readiness, modernize the lethality of the Air Force, drive innovation, train new leaders and bolster alliances…
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GAO: OPM Completed Actions on 11 US-CERT Recommendations for Data Security Controls

The Government Accountability Office has evaluated the Office of Personnel Management’s efforts to implement the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team’s 19 recommendations to build up information security controls and practices following the data breaches in 2015 and found that OPM completed actions on 11 recommendations…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Stu Shea, CEO of Peraton

“Peraton: We are one team, one mission, with one focus on the future.” EM: Congratulations are in order. Could you tell our readers about what the new company Peraton does and how the name change from Harris IT will affect your business strategy? Stu Shea: We’re very thoughtful about things like our mission, our vision, our values and reflect that in our name and what our go-forward position is as a company…
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Elbit Subsidiary, Baltimore Cyber Range Unveil Cybersecurity Training Facility in Maryland

Elbit Systems’ Cyberbit subsidiary has teamed up with the Baltimore Cyber Range to open a new facility in Maryland to provide simulation training support to cybersecurity professionals to help safeguard and defend critical infrastructure from potential cyber attacks…
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Esri GIS Platform Supports Navy Unmanned System Demo

The Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command has used an Esri-built geographic information system during an operational demonstration of unmanned systems designed to map the ocean floor and collect raw data, Defense Systems reported Thursday…
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Bell Boeing to Retrofit Navy MV-22 Aircraft

A joint venture of Boeing and Bell Helicopter has received a potential $57.1 million contract modification to engineer and retrofit one MV-22 Osprey aircraft for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Thursday Bell-Boeing Joint Program Office will provide non-recurring engineering and retrofitting services under the V-22 Common Configuration-Readiness and Modernization program…
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VIDEO: Futuristic Warfare | 360 Video

Marines and sailors will field-test more than 50 new technologies, everything from swarming unmanned surface vessels to self-driving Amtracks. The resulting force of these technological capabilities will integrate operations across all domains to include information and cyberspace…
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